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Off-season beach trash barrels are unlikely to occur

OCEAN CITY — Off-season garbage barrels on the beach aren’t necessary, according to Director of Public Works Hal Adkins. During a budget wrap-up session last week, Adkins was asked to provide an update on a proposal to add some of the familiar blue trash barrels to the beach during the winter months. Adkins said he had…

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OCPD overtime costs questioned

OCPD overtime costs questioned

OCEAN CITY — Concerns over rising overtime costs in the Station Police Department, particularly during the offseason, were allayed somewhat last week when the police chief laid out a myriad of reasons on the rise. During a budget wrap-up session last Thursday, Council Secretary Tony DeLuca, who often speaks out against overtime across all city departments, raised…

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Berlin officials review budget, offer ideas to close shortfall

Berlin officials review budget, offer ideas to close shortfall

BERLIN — Employee wage increases, the cost of special events and a possible tax hike dominated a budget discussion in Berlin this week. Mayor Zack Tyndall and City Council members met Monday to consider the proposed general fund budget for fiscal year 2023. A common refrain among department heads was the need for salary increases…

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Council approves funding for OCDC housing project

Council approves funding for OCDC housing project

OCEAN CITY — As part of a larger budget wrap-up session last week, station officials agreed to provide $25,000 in pre-construction costs for a downtown multi-use facility for the police department , but not before a larger debate about how it’s ultimately going to be paid and the parking issues. Last week, Ocean City…

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